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Surgical Technology

CAAHEP Accredited / Pell Eligible / WIOA / VA

The primary functions of a surgical technologist are to assist the surgeon andoperating team, maintain the sterile field and pass instruments.A surgical technologist can work in a hospital, out- patient surgery,private scrub for surgeons or private companies. Admission Requirements:High School diploma or GED®, TABE pre-entrance exam, manual dexterity.

This comprehensive program includes course work in:
• Anatomy & Physiology /Pathophysiology/Medical Terminology
• Anesthesia
• Behavioral Science/Patient Care Concepts
• Fundamentals of Surgical Technology
• Microbiology
• Pharmacology
• Surgical Procedures
• Technological Sciences

Upon completion, graduates are eligible to sit for the national certification exam and are provided the opportunity to receive 30 Semester hours of credit in Allied Health at YSU.

Course Fee: $8,000.00
Full Time 1400 Hours

Tuition: $6.365.00 
Cost of books not included
Supplies/Assessments: $1,635.00
Application Fee: $25.00
Testing Fee: $45.00

10 Months • Aug. - June
Monday - Friday • 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Clinical hours vary

Employment Statistics for Choffin Adult Education
Surgical Technology Students

Gainful Employment Disclosure for Surgical Technology 

U.S. Dept. of Labor Standard Occupation Classification Code (SOC) is 29-2055.

National Center for Education Statistics, Classification of Instructional Programs - CIP Code: 51.0909.


Graduates who got jobs (Surgical Technology)

Based on graduates from 2015-2016 as reported to ACCSC October 2017


Started 18

Graduated 78% (students graduated 14, 18 started)

Employed 100% (graduated 14, 14 employed)

Data listed here is for the 2016-2017 school year unless otherwise noted.
Our student's 2016-2017 CAAHEP/ARC/STSA outcome assessment certification pass ratings were 77%.
The Job Placement rate percentages for the 2016-2017 class was 85%.
The median loan debt incurred by student completing this program was $3,618.
Tuition charged for student who completed the program on-time was $5,980. 


  • Hours: 1400.00
  • Fee: 8,000.00
  • Requirements: High School Diploma or GED®, successful passage of pre-admission TABE entrance exam, and manual dexterity exam.
20 W. Wood Street    Youngstown, OH 44503    330.744.6900
20 W. Wood Street | Youngstown, OH 44503 | 330.744.6900
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